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the -- we discussed -- early vote, has increased exp exponentially ove0 years, because of help america vote act. we have seen it go. >> 16% to 22% to now over a third. and we have to really assess, i would think it would be appropriate for us, to assess whether or not this is smart. what it is doing, sitting in stone, the election, you know, 30% of vote without all of the -- >> and chris stirewalt to that issue with you. if something happens, you already voted if there was a scandal. this early voting combusts the process. lou: or a hurricane. >> i don't worry so much about partisan votes, they will be cast anyway, scandal or no scandal. neil: in numbers like this. >> yes, they will get higher and higher, my concern is that in -- if you are an incumbent, you love early voting, that is a gaur anture. neil: what if people are annoyed at the time with the incumbent. >> this shortens windoy for challenger to put something out that might change the discussion, if you an incumbent, you want shortest general elect season possible, the least amount of time for challenger to make their points and ca
to return america to prosperity again and is it a romney rally? ally bank. why they have a raise your rate cd. tonight our guest, thomas sargent. nobel laureate in economics, and one of the most cited economists in the world. professor sargent, can you tell me what cd rates will be in two years? . if he can't, no one can. that's why ally has a raise your rate cd. ally bank. your money needs an ally. stuart: dow industrials up 13 points today. that might be interpreted by some as a romney rally. romney wins, he is better for business, stocks go up, that's the theory. also up big today, gold, up $33 an ounce. that might be because president obama will keep printing money and running up debt if he gets elected. who knows? john silvia knows. he is senior economist at wells fargo and also a romney surrogate. what is surrogate, someone who speaks for him? >> someone who they call on from time to time to present an economic point of view. yes. stuart: let's deal with stocks. up 133 in the middle of election day. is that a romney rally? >> i think it is an opportunity to look at the fundamentals b
is on the run in central america. the plot thickens by the minute. we have all the illicit details. even when they say it's not it is always about money melissa: all right. first let's take a look at the day's market headlines. stocks swayed between positive and negative territory. retailers helped fuel a modest rally early on but fiscal cliff and european debt crisis fears ultimately ate away at the gains. those problems haven't gone away. that is big shocker. dow closed down 58 points. >>> head of microsoft's windows software unit suddenly announced he was leaving the company. this is just two weeks after the launch of windows 8. >>> on the flip side home depot shares climbed 4%. the company beat third quarter estimates and raised its full-year guidance pointing to improvement in the housing sector. >>> the top story do night, will the republicans cave over the fight to the fiscal cliff? we have 48 days left before falling off. we're just careening over the edge of that cliff. we'll pay a huge economic price for it and now, believe it or not, some republicans are calling for increased reven
cocktails. ♪ . ♪ - ♪ she stands in ♪ the face of evil ♪ and will not ♪ lose hope or faith america the land of freedom ♪ is still the home ♪ of the brave ♪ so raise the banner - ♪ raise the banner - ♪ called ol' glory - ♪ called ol' glory - ♪ let us join ♪ our fellow man - ♪ our fellow man - ♪ history ♪ will write the story ♪ america - ♪ america - ♪ will always stand ♪ history ♪ will writthe story ♪ america ♪ will always stand ♪ melissa: it is friday. can you tell? today we are joined by gop strategists, noel. she's happy, she doesn't care. it's all good. and we also had joey jackson. in case you ever wondered, it turns out that jobs like ceos and clergym, they are the ones most likely to have psychopaths working for them. these are professions least likely to attract those psychopaths out there. nurses, teachers, accountants. i don't know, i'm very suspicious of it. ceos in general, what is the deal without one? >> what about gop strategists? [laughter] [talking over each other] >> here is what concerns me. number two is attorney and numbe
opportunities to produce our own oil and natural gas right here in america. melissa: what do you think is the future of the keystone pipeline now given everyone who was reelected and elected and what you're facing in washington? >> well, i think that will be the first real test. even with the changes in the election, there is still majority of support both in the senate and in the house for the keystone excel pipeline, i might add on a bipartisan basis the president implicitly indicated he would approve the second leg from canada down after the election. remember those comments? melissa: oh, yeah. >> we're waiting to see if he follows through. that will be the first test if his words really meant something during the election. melissa: jack, we'll keep an eye on that. remind us if we forget to check in on that because that's an important point. >> we will remind you, melissa and we'll stay in touch. melissa: thank you so much. time for today's fuel gauge report. first up oil prices bounced back after plunging nearly 5% yesterday. better than expected u.s. jobs data and passage of a gre
, this is an exciting time and i think that america is really awakened. i'm wanting to make a change and that's the reason we're feeling so good about this race. we know the momentum has been on mitt romney's side. we're up by 7% with independents. up by 7% in enthusiastic factor. that is the reason you're seeing these long lines. we're feeling pretty good. we have a great ground game there. this is what elections are about, people coming out and let voices being heard. melissa: do you worry about voices being heard, when we heard for example, problems in florida, voters cried out in frustration as lines as long as six hours in polling places where people started to vote early. when democrats complained, in person absentee, which is jumbo shrimp, makes no sense but the way they would get through. there were issues. that one, for example, who benefits from the fact they changed the rules at the last minute and leaving polls open in florida? >> well, i think that we want the ballot box to be, have an integrity. i'm hoping that all the way across this nation that will need to happen. of course t
and predict disaster then reach a deal. it will not solve much but then the media will move on. america will continue to go broke. if i too cynical? and no. worse than that says congressman ron paul. predict the fure. >> the future looks good peop know that what we have today is not workable but short-term the people will not admit we're bankrupt or on the verge of a major major change in our society. but they will destroy the dollar were reinforced to change our system of financing. it could be big. not quite as bad as the soviet system but changes are to come. true bankruptcy means we cannot maintain the empire around the rolled and entitlements $220 trillion so we need to face reality. don't expect solutions to come on january 1st. they will have a dr. debt proposal but ultimately we will have to face up to the deficit spending and government but not for a while. >> that was designed to technology on willingness to make tough cuts. >> as the cliff was crafted to be so distasteful officials would do anything to avoid it. >> you don't think they will cut military former military are cu
upbeat report. melissa: i'm melissa francis. the politics of oil, america's energy independence a pivotal issue, and i sat down with one the industry's giants of kinder morganalking about natural gas and fracking and what he says on over regulati and the dollar a year salary. now thathe election is over, will the keystone pipeline timely win approval? transcanada recently submitted a new plan to the government, and i spoke with the ceo of transcanada all about tt plan as well as his expectations of the billions spent so far will be worth it, and that the pipeline will prevail. plus, wall street got the blues. u.s. debt mounts and tax hikes andrew the corner. guess what? there's plenty of ways to make money, even in an obama econy. we have all the information you need to rake it in, even when they say it's not, it's always about money. ♪ >> starting off, oil and energy, hosting money from houston, i sat down for an exclusive one-and-one with the ceo and co-founder of ki in, -- kinder morgan. we focus on the future of the energy business and natural gas. this is what he said. >>
. the israelis pay for the development of the iron dome system themsves. america has been paying for the production of the iron dome systems. there is another problem economically, which is we don't know exactly how many interceptors israel has in their supply system. messa: how many do you think? >> my informal assessment based on open source reporting was about 1300, maybe 1350 interceptors to start. they shot off at least 400 this past week. it's a drop of 25 to 30% of their supply. now the problem is hamas had 10,000 rockets in gaza to start. hezbollah has 40-60,000 rockets in syria and southern lebanon. iron dome is qualitatively superi to anything that hamas orezbollah has. melissa: thank you f coming on, that is all very important information i have not heard anywhere else and i hope you'll come back on soon. >> absolutely. thank you for having me. melissa: crudeil futures falling 3% after hope for a cease-fire in the gaza strip immediate concerns of supply risk in the middle east. let's hope those hopes are not premature. and chevron files and ethics complaint against new
of their revenue together, they would be combine one of the largest corporations in america. they get paid to find and carve out the special tax breaks, subsidies, all kinds of special things in the budget. that is what they are there for. it is a huge industry. they don't want to go away. if you want to argue that corporations are strong and they run america, which is what we hear from a lot of people out there. the lobbyists are a massive entity. >> they are. before we run out of time, i love the post office, but we could save billions if we stop saturday delivery. it could be $5.2 billion by 2020. we are also spending money on research that i'm not sure we need to do. $547,430, we are financing the research of advancing robots for icons. i think we have a picture of them there. i know it's only a drop in the bucket, but i feel like before any of us go ahead and pay more taxes than anyone pays another dollar in tax, maybe we should look at this. i feel like i don't need tax dollars making dancing robots. >> you know, from an economic perspective, the united states has never balance this budget.
only amplified fears about the fiscal cliff and down to a 4-month low down 185 points. banks of america led the slide, closing down more than 3 1/2%. one bright spot, cisco shares surged 5% on an earnings beat. >>> now to our top story, president obama may be a betting man because he is trying to double down on how much tax revenue will be raised as part of the fiscal cliff deal. after meeting with business leaders today and union leaders yesterday, the report president is reportedly taking a hard-line with the gop, pushing for a $1.6 trillion tax hike on corporations and the wealthy over the next 10 years. here it comes. joining me is union leader. thanks so much for joining us. you're the national, sorry, the president of the national education association. you attended the president's meeting with labor leaders at the white house. thanks for joining us. what was the tone of that meeting? >> well the tone of the meeting was very positive. i think it was a time for people to express their interests and in areas that they definitely want to have considered. obviously as you mentioned it
about fairness, which i love because that is such a loaded phrase in america right now. i'm glad you honed in on that because one of the reasons it really bothers me is, who decides what is fair? it is such a subject testify word. i don't really want politicians in washington deciding what's fair. i don't necessarily think, they're not my moral gauge. >> not your moral compass. well, they shouldn't be. the reason i wrote the book because we knew that months and months before the election the fundamental theme of obama was going to be class division and class warfare and this whole fairness theme. the point of the book, i don't want to ruin the conclusion, the ending but really is free enterprise system as you know, melissa, it is one that creates the system, that creates the most jobs and most income and opportunity and it is, in my opinion the fairest of them all. you look at other countries that have less free market systems. they're less fair than the united states, not more so. melissa: yeah. so the argument the free market folks make is what we're looking for is equality of oppo
the fundamental problem from exploding entitlements and mammoth increase in spending imposed on america and now want americans to validate, that is why they are not investing. melissa: it is so true. a timed everybody blamed the weather. unseasonably cold or hot. this all makes me pretty depressed and makes me feel like the economy will not get better anytime soon. >> by reelecting barack obama, he will not create jobs for them. we have seen for years worth of his tricks, and what have you dy talk about doing besides raising taxes. more jobs creation programs. it seems like stimulus. why would $1 trillion of stimulus not work? it does not make any sense to me. melissa: america will not roll over and play dead. the election is over, small business is not going to just hang it up, roll on the sidewalk and call it a day. we have to find a way to be resilient. what we find a way to work it out anyway? >> we will in time but businesses a being conservative of how much they spend and people who loan money tousinesses have to be conservative as well. when you consider what obama did in the bankruptcy
and we'll be in deeper hole. what do you say to that? >> this is the problem. nobody in america or very few people anyhow trust politicians in washington. what they're talking about right now is a perfect example. they're not talking about getting rid of these deduction shuns as part of a process giving us a simple and fair and noncorrupt flat tax. they're talking about getting rid or capping deductions so they get more money to waste. math adds up perfectly if we ruse money for tax reform. 31 countries in the world have flat taxes. they're working very well but we know that crowd here in washington has the wrong idea in mind. so i'm happy getting rid of the deduction but not to give the politicians more money. liz: yeah. i hear you, dan. that is a great point. thanks to both of you. wish we had more time. great points on both sides. we appreciate it. >>> all right, now onto the "oracle of omaha.". warren buffett changed the debate about u.s. tax reform for his call for the reach to pay more. calling for minimum tax rates for millionaires. are you kidding me? this will not make a dent i
since september 4th. bank of america led losses for the dow diving more than 7%. shares of jpmorgan also fell more than 5%. one of the few bright spots on the day, hospital stocks, shares of industry giant, hca holdings rallied more than 9%. the only place to hide today. >>> our top story tonight, the markets got hammered today. the dow closed down 312 points. that wasn't even the low of the session. but look at the bright side. four years ago the market also took a beating, dropping 486 points the day after president obama won the first time. you have to admit, they have managed a nice comeback since then. it will be okay. the question is, do's market selloff is it a one-day fluke or indicative of things to come? here to start us off on this one is united advisors chief market strategist scott martin. scott, what does the future hold? >> probably a very big dose of volatility, melissa. thanks for pointing out we didn't lose as much as we did four years ago. melissa: right. >> it is still a loss. i love to look for you to the silver lining. this is the issue. you mentioned in the tease a
of the pipeline is needed as well. it as this new production has come on in north america, the crude oil is being bottlenecked at a place called cushing, oklahoma. it can'tet to the markets on the gulf coast. that pipeline will open up the bottleneck. but that bottleneck will, you know, be created again if we don't continue to expand the pipeline routes from like nebraska, from north dakota, and montana and from canada through to cushing and through to the gulf coast. those links need to be debottlenecked so we can see the free flow of oil continue to happen. melissa: who do you think the is the main opposition athis point? is it environmentalists? you have unions on your side because obviously you're creating a lot of jobs. who do you feel like is the biggest constituency you have to win over? >> we have tremendous support for this project. the polling we see both in nebraska and on a national level is, 2/3 to, 75% of americans want this project to occur. those that are opposed i don't think are fundamentally opposed to our pipeline necessarily. they're opposed to the development of thecanadian
of all -- life. ♪ . melissa: it is a sad, sad day for america. hostess, the maker of twinkies, my favorite, who whos ding dongs, all sorts of confessi shun airy goodness is closing its doors for good. 82 years, 82 years, failed to reach a compromise with its unions. 18,000 people are expected to lose their jobs. the ceo is on the phone from winston-salem, north carolina. they shut out the lights so he is on the phone. how much are you blaming the union. i think you made a dl with the teamsters. 30% of the workers are represented by the baker as union. they were the ones you couldn't make a deal with, is that right and how much blame are you putting on them? >> quite a bit, melissa. certainly the catalyst for making a painful issue to shut down is directly as a result of the strike the kers initiated starting last friday. ey do represent 30% of our workforce. they're not our largest union the teamsters are our largest union. the teamsters voted to approve the concessions. they were, and they were still at work this week. we had other union engineers and others that were crossing pi
. while energy development comes with some risk, north america's natural gas producers are committed to safely and responsibly s of cleaner-burning energy for our country, drilling thousands of feet below fresh water sources within self-contained well systems. and, using state-of-the-art monitoring technologies, rigorous practices help ensure our operations are safe and clean for our communities and the environment. we're america's natural gas. so, which peast 4g lte service would yochoose, based on this chart ? don't rush into it, i'm not looking for the fastest answer. obviously verizon. okay, i have a differenchart. going that way, does that make a difference ? look at verizon. it's so much more than the other ones. so what if we just changed the format altogether ? isn't that the exact same thing ? it's pretty clear. still sticking with verizon. verizon. more 4g lte coverage than all other networks combined. ♪ . melissa: all right. whether you're earn $250,000 a year or not you will be affected by the tax hikes on the wealthy. why? because it will kill economic growth. that cou
. ♪ john: we eat lots of peace in america and chicken, but what about coor's or zebra? why don't we eat those? aren't the kind of like cows? some of you shudder at the idea, and it is illegal in some places like california and illinois. conventional wisdom says it is not right to eat a zebra or a water buffalo or a horse. so how many of you are repulsed or bothered by the idea and would not do our taste test? a few of you. okay. it is just wrong. well, that is bought, says the chef at beaver creek ranch in texas. beavercreek is a resort where guests pay to have zebra, water bualo, and this cute animal. they eat what they kil command they eat it after it has been cut by the chef. so at their ranch people come for this. they are not squeamish. >> right. fourteen different varieties of animals. pick out which one you want t hunt for. the harvest the animal, bring it back and cook it. john: people say it tastes good. >> and it's better for you because it is leaner. i have been a cheffor years. it beef from the grocery store verses cooking as zebra, if you cook it and put it on the grill the
manufacturers are worse off? john: honda or toyota in america? it is not like the auto industry was. >> not at all. >> it is not clear gm or chrysler would not be saved. airlines go through bankruptcy as a fly there is a high probability they would still exist to be scaled down. >> we lose manufacturing jobs. >> politicians love that like a fetish making phoenix to drop by your foot to is more a valuable than services. the mayor can economy is service based. they are devoted to make things you cannot necessarily say. john: that is not real. but a dollar earned and services is not less by a bold and manufacturing. it is not true. manufacturing is doing well. it has increased but the politicians don't get it. >> they don't say it. it is big in the swing states. states. politically. stay top of mind with customers? from deals that bring them in with an offer... to social media promotions that turn fans into customers... to events that engage and create buzz... to e-mails that keep loyal customers coming back, our easy-to-use tools will keep you in front of your customers. see what's r
twos save us. >> who killed america's sweetest cowboy? i say it is the union. somebody will disagree. coming up. ♪ lissa:y, w some newsbr melissa: we have breaking news moody's isan downgrading the prance government bond rating grumman aaa. is tive ontain a negative outlook that the long-term economic growth outlook ishings negative prefect did by gradual sustained loss of competitiveness and longstanding rigidity of the market for about their talking about brands. the outlook is uncertain with the deteriorating prospects. moody's on france downgrading their bonds. the stock market climbs across the board withng a 200 points even with the fiscalg ovr cliff so what gives? a fox news contributor so movie. with this news breaking as a e t th result of the two-tier rating economic prospect? thejackie in the quote says on the roadbed is plunging ne to on the news, france andade from europe been general follows down a dangerous path. now we see the ramifications of the high a taxes to more well-established countries like france. it is nice to see agreed on the screen but it could hurt ea
things president obama has to do to save us all. and the twinkie is dead, but who killed america's sweetest cowboy? i think it is the unions fault, but somebody is here to disagree with me. more "money" and no twinkies coming up. i always wait until the last minute. can i still ship a gift in time r christmas? yeah, sure you can. great. where's your gift? uh... whew. [ male announcer ] break from the holiday stress. ship fedex express by december 22nd for christmas delivery. melissa: okay, we have some news breaking for you, moody's is downgrading france government bond rating. what they're saying is pain and negative outlook, saying the long-term economic growth outlook is negatively affected by a bunch of things including gradual sustained competitiveness and long-standing service market. they're talking about france, but we will see. the fiscal outlook is uncertain as result of the deteriorating economic prospects. that is moody's on france downgrading their government bond. it was a good day on wall street, the stock market climbing across the board, dow closed up more than 2
. >>> a new study says we, the united states of america will be the world's top oil producer in just five years. this would be great. unless it is all fantasy. i will get the answers from oil guru stephen schork. >>> gas companies get sued for price-gouging after the storm but would there have been a gas crisis if anyone could have charged as much as they wanted? one ecomist says, hey, if someonis willing to pay $15 a gallon the should be able to sell it for that and he is here to make his case. even when they say it's not, it is always about money. melissa: first, let's take a look at a market headline. stocks saw light trading on this veterans day holiday. a wait and see mode on fiscal cliff and european debt crisis basically left stocks unchanged. the dow closed down one point. shares of jeffrey's group soared more than 14%. the securities firm announced its biggest share hold, leucadia international, is acquiring it for $2.7 billion. >>> best buy named the ceo former hea of williams-sonoma will take over the posion. best buy shares close up more than 3 1/2% on the day. now to our top
americas? that picture on your screen we're about to sh car fuel. it is for nerd fuel. details how pople clamored, i don't know if we have the picture for the new ipad mini despite the east coast coming to a standstill. we'll show you the picture when you come back. you can never have too much money. ♪ offering to pay for them on this day, and give you guidance in on how to get a job in another country, in norway. in an interesting unrelated trade, norway's pains begin to take its trash. because sweden is very efficient in converting. what do you make of this? >> it is a matter of time. they're getting paid to take the garbage and turning to cheap energy. soon they will pay for garbage because they produce so little of it. >> all right. this is a very important story, releasing her seventh story, "unapologeti" you can get a special deluxe version for $250 with a personal handwritten note from the singer herself in a vintage reel of the released 3d images of her style. >> a handwritten note, she better post a photo with me. speak also afraid of where that sentence was going. all right.
very much for having me. melissa: talk about two americas? that picture on your screen we're about to show you isn't a line for car fuel. it is for nerd fuel. details how people clamored, i don't know if we have the picture for the new ipad mini despite the east coast coming to a standstill. we'll show you the picture when you come back. you can never have too much money. ♪ [ female announcer ] the power to become a better investor has gone mobile. with features like scanning a barcode to get detailed stock quotes to voice recognition. e-trade leads the way in wherever, whenever investing. download the ultimate in mobile investing apps, free, at e-trade. so, which supeast 4g lte service would yochoose, based on this chart ? don't rush into it, i'm not looking for the fastest answer. obviously verizon. okay, i have a different chart. going that way, does tt make a difference ? look at verizon. it's so much more than the other ones. so what if we just changed the format altogether ? isn't that the exact same thing ? it's pretty clear. still sticking with verizon. verizon. more 4g l
to americ interests in that part of the world. melissa: this turn of sentiment against america is a big problem. this is a big change from how it had been and is a big problem going frward, right? >> well, you know, you had the big thing during the campaign with president obama asked to describe relations with egypt. he didn't call them an ally. he didn't really call them a friend either. yeah, that is a significant change. the real shame of this would be if the country, as authoritarian in the future as it was under mubarak. i mean, like, how is that arab spring working for you, you know what i mean? this is just one element of the really bad policies we're seeing by the obama administration in the middle east. we're talking about egypt. of course you've got syria. you've got iran's nuclear program. real problems in that the pat of the world. very important to american interests. melissa: interesting. peter, thank you for coming on the show. we always appreciate your time. >> thanks for having me. melissa: next on "money", winning lottery is next to impossible but one man has done it s
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